Journal articles

Ackland, R. and D. Halpin (2018), "Change or stability in the structure of interest group networks? Evidence from Scottish public policy consultations," forthcoming Journal of Public Policy.

Ackland, R, O'Neil, M. and S. Park (2018), "Engagement with News on Twitter: Insights from Australia and Korea," forthcoming Asian Journal of Communication, special issue on Introducing Computational Social Science for Asia-Pacific Communication Research.

Refereed conference proceedings

Rizoiu, M.-A., Graham, T., Zhang, R., Zhang, Y., Ackland, R. and L. Xie (2018), "#DebateNight: The Role and Influence of Socialbots on Twitter During the 1st 2016 U.S. Presidential Debate", In International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM ’18), pages 1–10, arXiv eprint 1802.09808.

Working papers

O'Neil, M. and R. Ackland (2018), "Competition in an Online Social Movement Field," revise and resubmit.

Halpin, D., Fraussen, B. and R. Ackland (2018), "Do Advocacy Groups Reach Their Audiences on Twitter? Explaining the online engagement of elite, peer and mass audiences with interest groups," under review.

Robertson, C., Dutton, B., Ackland, R. and T. Peng (2018), "The Democratic Role of Social Media in Political Debates: The Use of Twitter in the First Televised US Presidential Debate of 2016," in preparaton.

Training programs

January 29 to February 2, 2018 - "Big Data Analysis for Social Scientists" 5-day course held at the 2018 ACSPRI Summer Program, University of Melbourne (R. Ackland) (ACSPRI page) (course page)